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Our Form 5 students, Dylan, Nizar and Derric
together with their teacher advisor Ms Linda
emerged 3rd in the world under the Material
Science category in the ISEF competition 2016 held in Arizona USA.
The school would like to thank all the people who has so generously sponsored the students for the competition.
|Calling all Frees who wish to buy tickets for the Bicentenary Dinner to contact the their nearest OFA center.|
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Mdm. Ruby MJ, Panel Head of General Paper subject, received a life-time achievement award from the Girls brigade Society Penang. (8th March 2014)
Our Senior team won 2nd place in the 2014 State Mighty Mind Challenge held at 1st Avenue (16th March 2014)
The magnificent trio from 5 Budiman are
Five Penang Free School boys won the State Sunway Math's Challenge Award and will be going for the National on the 21st June 2014. There are Nicholas Kwan, Sivaneswaran, Julian Keh, Sridaran, Chiah Hoong and Victor Teng. The school would like to thank Mr. Andrew (Old Frees) for sponsoring the boys and teachers lodging while attending the National challenge at Sunway University College.
SINGAPORE MATHS OLYMPIAD 2014
Dr. Lim and other Old Frees Singapore have graciously sponsored 6 students to the SMO 2014 competition held at Nanyang Singapore. They students with a teacher will be leaving for Singapore on the 3 June for registration, 4th June to sit for the competition and 5th June fly back. A thousand thanks to the OFA Singapore for the sponsorship and the training. Thanks to Mr. Ooi Hooi Seng for coaching the students. Thanks to Mr. Abdul Said for taking the students to Singapore. Thanks to Mr. Jalil for allowing the students to go. Thanks to Ms Eilleen for coordinating the trip and many more and special thanks to Ms. Linda Toh for fetching the trainers from the airport and back. Thanks to the parents of the students.
Aaron Lugan Raj (Form 4) and his brother Alexander Lugan Raj (Form 1) have made the school very proud by becoming the Penang State Champion and third placing in the Spelling bee - Spell It Right competition held in 1st Avenue on 10 August 2014. Well done! - Over 100 students from various schools participated in this event.
SEAMEO BORDERLESS SCHOOL PROGRAM 2014
4 Fitra 2014 Students have successfully participated in the first Science Across the World Borderless Curriculum Program. Congratulation to all of them for their efforts and each received a very prestigious certificate signed by the school principal and the Regional Director of SEAMEO RECSAM
(15 October 2014)
ANCHOR IDOL 2014 BEST NEWSCASTERS (HAN CHIANG COLLEGE TROPHY)
Congratulations to Afeeq Danial Bin Noor Azimin who won the Anchor Idol 2014 Best Newscaster Bahasa Melayu Category. There were 222 participants from 4 States took part.
Examination Time-table 2016
PENANG FREE SCHOOL LEADS AGAIN!
Dylan, Derric and Nizar won the most coverted award as the Most Promising Young Scientists Science Congress in Asia 2016
Form 1 Orientation Day (2016)
Orientation Day briefing was well attended by parents and students in the school hall (30 December 2015) 8.00 am to 10.30 am
Book Reading Project
Three Penang Free School boys who has just graduated overseas piloted a book reading project called "The Book Exchange Buffet" With the help of donations from all over the world, Nik Rashid, Justin Lim and Kok Hin bought many interesting books for the school students to read during their free time. It is just a way to encourage the students to read more books by bringing the books closer to them without having to borrow it in the library. It will be placed in the canteen under the supervision of the school prefects. The school would like to thank this trio for coming up with such a wonderful and brilliant idea. Bravo and well done!
Penang Free School hopes that this innovative project will further spurs the students to read widely as it is the first step to be in part of a global citizen and in this borderless world.
Many book lovers swarm all over the little books nook and borrowing books while listening tentatively to Kok Hin, Nik Rashid and Justin Lim's objectives and points of views. Penang Free School hopes that this initiatives will further encourage more Old Frees to contribute back to "the Grand Old Lady."
2014 MERDEKA CELEBRATION
Penang Free School celebrated the 2014 Merdeka day on the 13 August 2014 (Wednesday). All the Uniformed bodies marched past the pavilion. The Boys' Brigade group is the only group that has flags while marching. Great work and keep it up. By the way, they begged 2nd placing in the march past competition while the champion is the Red Crescent team.
"SUKAN TARA 2014"
"The "sukan tara 2014" starts with a simple assembly and warm-up session. Mr. Said our new senior assistant of co-curriculum gave some briefing before asking the school to gather in their respective houses. This event starts on 18th March and ends on 19th March.
11 Students From Penang Free School
Participated in the
11 Students from 4F and 4B were invited to attend the 7th International Student Based Conference organised by Inti College on the 4th October 2014
SMART PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITIES
Penang Free School will be involve in the Climate Change Project initiated by United Nation and The Malaysian Government soon. Updates wil be available soon.
Tickets are available at RM 25 for Friday show (1st April) and at RM 30 and RM 50 on Sat and Sunday show (2nd and 3rd April 2016) Time: 8.00 pm. For VIP RM 100 and above as donation. Please click the picture for contact below the poster. Thank you.
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35 Teachers from Zambia (Africa) visited the school for a Science and Mathematics Teaching Try-out using HOTs (4 Feb. 2015)
It was indeed a joy to welcome Satree Phuket
School (English Curriculum Programme) to Penang Free School the second
Penang Free School welcomes 70students and 7 teachers from SMK Kota Bharu, Kelantan for a benchmakring programme. The guest were taken to the lecture theatre for a short briefing about the school and the school MUET programme. The guest were later divided into two groups to visit the school archives and the school library. (27 Feb. 2014: 10.54am - 1.00 am)
The Signing of PFS & USM MOU (21st Oct.2014)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE HEADMASTER OF PENANG FREE SCHOOL
Mr. Jalil B Saad celebrated his 54th birthdays with the teachers on 26 Feb 2014
80 Form 4 students enjoyed Fun-filled science activities during the two hours plus teaching try-out conducted by the Zambia's Educators. Click here to view pictures. (2013)
62 Form 4 students participated an International Science teaching try-out as the result of smart-partnership between the school and SEAMEO RECSAM. 16 teachers and Educators from Zambia visited the school on 25th Feb 2014. Click here to view more pictures. (2014)
WHAT IS YOUR OPNION IN 2015?
2. Which topics in Additional Mathematics do
PROJECTS AND COURSESA project calling a banned for plastic bags might be initiated in Penang Free School.
The school is now undergoing upgrading. Air conditioners will be installed in the teachers' room and the school hall will be closed for major repair in February 2014.
School Info. 2014
REPLACEMENT HOLIDAYS 2014Click here to see the time scheme for Saturday classes - 2014
WORLD CHAMPION (Computer club)
Penang Free School is the World Champs
YOKOHAMA FRONTIER HIGH-SCHOOL SEMINAR 2012
47 Penang Free School Boys attended the
WELL DONE PFS CRICKET TEAM
The PFS Sixes International Cricket Competition had attracted six teams, the winner will receive the Datuk Ricque Liew Yin Chew Challenge Trophy. This year the Albukhary International University (AIU) won the competition while PFS comes second. 5 teams took part in the competition
STARMetro 29 Jan. 2013 Pg 12 Sport
School Just too good for
Penang Free School won the Penang School
cricket challenge again this year. The school has won her 12th times
champions this year.
INTERNATIONAL VISITS 2013
The Yayasan Perguruan Sultan Iskandar Muda Medan, Indonesia visited Penang Free School on 11 March 2013. The school was very honoured and privileged to meet in person the founder of the school, Dr. Sofyan Tan and his teachers.
Penang Free School attended the first DJ workshop organised by Traxx FM RTM (2 March 2013) Four schools were selected to participate. All the four schools show their fantastic DJ talents. All the teachers and RTM crews were speechless. They were very creative. Penang Free School was however voted to be the best amongst the talented and scored 0.5 points above the Saints.
PENANG FREE SCHOOL
Penang Free School is very honoured to receive Mr. Faizal Ismail and his crews from Prime works Studio TV3 / TV 9 on 17 Feb. 2014. Faizal visited his Alma Mater for a Visit Malaysia 2014 programme and amongst other itineraries in his programme Penang Free School is a must stop for him as many nostalgic and memorable moments needs to be told. He was well received by his former teachers. He interviewed Mr. Jalil Bin Saad about the good old days as a Free school boy as Mr. Jalil too was an Old Free. Mr. Faizal was Form 5 in 2003 and he studied for another two years in Form 6 before he left to further his education in a University in KL. After so many years of hard work Mr. Faizal is now a famous celebrity in the show business arena.
INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP 2014
Penang Free School again received 16 teachers and educators from Zambia for a Science teaching try-out. These teachers have been in Penang for 2 weeks and before they departing back to their country, they have chosen Penang Free School as the school for their lesson try-out. (25 Feb 2014: 8.15 am to 12.10 noon)
The name came about during the trip to Langawi in the early fifties, where they failed to find the legendary white crocodile at Tasik Dayang Bunting. So they threw Hughes into the lake and called him the white crocodile!
On the 26th of May
(Monday) morning, we attended the school assembly in PFS where there was
another soft launch by HM Encik Jalil and an invited guest Datuk Adilah.
Mr. Rao gave an introduction about the contributions of Mr. Hughes in
PFS. For Rao, Hock Guan and myself, it was back memory lane being
present at the school assembly. I was half-expecting Denni to play the
piano! But now all sang the Negara Ku,
MEETINGS AND EVENTS FROM
IMPORTANT MEETINGS (BOG)
Board of Governor's meeting in Penang Free School
BICENTENARY CELEBRATION COUNTDOWN
The official launching of Penang Free School Bicentenary website was
officiated in the school hall on 25th Jan. 2014. The launching was
initiated by an earlier 1000 days countdown ceremony held at the school
gate at 10.45 am. About 40 specially invited guest came to grace this
auspicious and memorable occasion. The school Admin would like to thank
all teachers and students who make this day happen. Old Frees and
visitors who would like to register themselves for the 2016 celebration
or are just curious about this event, please click to visit the
Old Frees coming to lend a helping hand. Datuk Mohamed Azahari Kamil (CEO Asian Finance Bank) The first Malaysian to hold such a prestigious status visited his Alma Mater on 4th March 2013 to present the school a cheque of RM 10, 000 and cash vouchers for 10 needy Free School students. Thank you very much.
WELCOME BACK TO YOUR
An old free, Datuk Dr Azlan Abdul Hamid, former COO of Penang Port Sdn Bhd giving a pep talk to brass band members. He was a former drum major of the PFS Brass Band in the 70s.
PRAY FOR MH 370
Penang Free School prays for all the passangers and crew aboard MH 370. An hour special meeting was held on 12th March 2014 for all religious groups to gather at different places to pray for this unfortunate event.
REST IN PEACE MH 17
Penang Free School mourning for the victims of MH17 together with Malaysia on 22nd August 2014 (Friday) Students and teachers gathers together to pray, remember and later raise the National and State Flags half way. It was indeed a very sad moment for everyone.